Geophysical Procedures in Ground Water Study

by H. R. McDonald,
Dart Wantland,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 3, Pg. 122-135

Document Type: Journal Paper


Geophysical methods of subsurface exploration developed originally for petroleum industry, apply equally well in search for ground water; methods most useful in ground water exploration are described and illustrated; new application of electrical borehole logging is described which may be of great importance in locating leaky zones in irrigation canals.

Subject Headings: Groundwater | Subsurface investigation | Petroleum | Non-renewable energy | Industries | Wells (water) | Boring | Water leakage and water loss

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